Field Boundary Stone Walls as Exemplars of ‘Novel’ Ecosystems

  title={Field Boundary Stone Walls as Exemplars of ‘Novel’ Ecosystems},
  author={Marcus Collier},
  journal={Landscape Research},
  pages={141 - 150}
  • Marcus Collier
  • Published 1 February 2013
  • Environmental Science
  • Landscape Research
Abstract In some parts of Europe, stone wall field boundaries pervade agricultural landscapes, yet despite their prominence there has been very little research into field boundary walls anywhere. However, these anthropogenic features within cultural landscapes may offer insights into current debates on ‘novel’ ecosystems because of their artifice, their longevity in the landscape particularly in remote or exposed regions, and their morphology. In a review of the available, published literature… 

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